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Putin Orchestrates Russia Referendum to Keep Him in Power

Putin Orchestrates Russia Referendum to Keep Him in Power

Putin Orchestrates Russia Referendum to Keep Him in Power Putin Orchestrates Russia Referendum to Keep Him in Power MOSCOW — The outcome of Russia’s seven-day national plebiscite, intended to keep President Vladimir V. Putin in power until at least 2036, is all but certain: Mr. Putin will get the numbers he needs after a final day of voting on Wednesday. …

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‘You Know Your Audience’: Russia’s Internet Stars Turn Away From Putin

‘You Know Your Audience’: Russia’s Internet Stars Turn Away From Putin

‘You Know Your Audience’: Russia’s Internet Stars Turn Away From Putin ‘You Know Your Audience’: Russia’s Internet Stars Turn Away From Putin MOSCOW — Ksenia Hoffman, a Russian video blogger, says another blogger passed along an offer back in March: Was she interested in putting up an Instagram post mentioning the coming referendum on President Vladimir V. Putin’s amendments to …

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Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing

Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing

Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing Coronavirus Vaccine, Vladimir Putin, TikTok: Your Tuesday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering China’s experimental coronavirus vaccine, a Russian referendum during an outbreak and Reddit’s push to limit hate speech. China’s military to use experimental vaccine The World Health Organization will send a …

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Putin Pushes Through Referendum Even as Virus Surges in Russia

Putin Pushes Through Referendum Even as Virus Surges in Russia

Putin Pushes Through Referendum Even as Virus Surges in Russia Putin Pushes Through Referendum Even as Virus Surges in Russia Despairing of finding enough beds for patients stricken with the coronavirus, a nurse in the Siberian city of Irkutsk has been forced to begin taking people to a village hospital more than 100 miles away. And the worst is yet …

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Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’

Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’

Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’ Putin Says U.S. Is in ‘Deep Internal Crisis’ MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Sunday described the United States as a country gripped by a “deep internal crisis” and attributed it to what he said was a refusal by opponents of President Trump to accept his “obvious” 2016 election …

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Putin Wants Parades Ahead of Key Vote. Local Officials Aren’t So Sure.

Putin Wants Parades Ahead of Key Vote. Local Officials Aren’t So Sure.

Putin Wants Parades Ahead of Key Vote. Local Officials Aren’t So Sure. Putin Wants Parades Ahead of Key Vote. Local Officials Aren’t So Sure. MOSCOW — When President Vladimir V. Putin ordered Russia’s annual military parade to be rescheduled for later this month, he cast it as a sign of life returning to normal in his virus-stricken nation. But when …

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Putin Sets New Date for Vote on Extending His Rule

Putin Sets New Date for Vote on Extending His Rule

Putin Sets New Date for Vote on Extending His Rule Putin Sets New Date for Vote on Extending His Rule MOSCOW — Pushing to get his political program back on track, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said on Monday that a referendum on constitutional changes that would allow him to dispense with term limits and stay in office until …

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Putin Speaks, Officials Shrug, and Doctors Are Caught in the Middle

Putin Speaks, Officials Shrug, and Doctors Are Caught in the Middle

Putin Speaks, Officials Shrug, and Doctors Are Caught in the Middle Putin Speaks, Officials Shrug, and Doctors Are Caught in the Middle MOSCOW — Assailed by critics as an absentee leader at the start of the coronavirus crisis in Russia, President Vladimir V. Putin re-emerged with a splash on state television last month to show that he cared and was …

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As Putin Dallies, Russia’s Small Businesses Are Withering Away

As Putin Dallies, Russia’s Small Businesses Are Withering Away

As Putin Dallies, Russia’s Small Businesses Are Withering Away As Putin Dallies, Russia’s Small Businesses Are Withering Away ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Two weeks into the coronavirus lockdown, Aleksandr B. Zatulivetrov, a Russian businessman, had had enough. In defiance of President Vladimir V. Putin’s orders, he announced that he would reopen one of his two restaurants in the center of …

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Putin, Russia’s Man of Action, Lets Others Act Against the Coronavirus

Putin, Russia’s Man of Action, Lets Others Act Against the Coronavirus

Putin, Russia’s Man of Action, Lets Others Act Against the Coronavirus Putin, Russia’s Man of Action, Lets Others Act Against the Coronavirus But the coronavirus has changed all that. Now, having bowed to the inevitable and canceled the parade, Mr. Putin seems less a can-do executive than a bored monarch cooped up in a palace, checking his watch during televised …

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